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Sunbeam

Sunbeam for Apple Watch ⌚️

I’ve been doing a lot of work on Sunbeam for iOS over the past few months, but there’s one big gap I’ve been looking to fill for some time now – and that’s an Apple Watch app. So I’m really happy to announce that from today Sunbeam is now available on watchOS as a first-class […]

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Sunbeam

Introducing sunburn and vitamin D estimates

The new look Sunbeam may only have launched a couple of weeks back, but there are a handful of extra features I’ve been keen to bring to the app since I started working on it way back in 2018. So I’m really happy to introduce these features as part of the latest version (2020.3), which […]

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Sunbeam

Sunbeam 2.0! 🎉

We’ve all had a bit more time recently, so to take advantage of being stuck at home I’ve been busy working on the next new version of Sunbeam – and this time it’s a big one! A fresh new look With this version of Sunbeam I wanted to do something a bit different, so I’ve […]

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iOS Development

WWDC 2019 highlights

Last week Apple held its annual Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) in San Jose, California. WWDC (or dub-dub as it’s affectionately known) is the one event each year where, after 12 months of secrecy, Apple takes over the McEnery Convention Center to let us know what’s in store for the next releases of each of its […]

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Sunbeam

Sunbeam v1.1 released

Sunbeam has been in the App Store for just over a month now, and today I’m proud to release its first major update – Sunbeam v1.1. What’s new? Today widget: Sunbeam now comes with a Today widget. Just swipe right on your home screen or 3D Touch on the Sunbeam icon to get the current […]

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iOS Development

Thoughts on iOS development

Over the past couple of years I’ve made the journey from being completely new to the world of computer programming to having an app listed in the iOS App Store. It’s been a fascinating journey and completely self-taught, so I thought it might be useful to share my experiences here for others who are setting […]